The coast has its issues - unemployment, homelessness, water pollution - but the election isn't on the minds of young locals.
Kawerau has seen its share of ups and downs. What's it like coming up there?
Tauranga is BOOMING. But does that mean the locals are happy with National in government?
"It's a funny town, man. It goes up and down."
What are the issues that matter most this election? The answers are very different in Parnell and Otara.
Will Rodney stay true blue for National?
The Whangarei electorate has been a safe National seat. Will that change on Election Day?
In the lead-up to the election, journalist Max Towle is on an epic road trip taking the political pulse of young New Zealanders.